Filipinx in Tech Presents: Meet with Filipinx in Leadership
Join this virtual panel to learn from Filipinx that have become leaders in the tech industry at big companies like Airbnb, Amazon, Slack, Zendesk & more.
How to become an effective leader as a Filipinx
How to Level Up at your company
How to find a mentor
How to work effectively across Product
About the Panelists:
Jen Enrique – Staff Product Designer @ Slack
Jen Enrique is a Staff Product Designer at Slack (previously at SurveyMonkey) and a mentor to creative professionals in the tech industry. She champions usable and beautiful user experiences, building and supporting design team culture, and teaching designers how to advocate for themselves at work.
Rachel Palad – Product Marketer & Non-Profit Founder
Rachel Palad is a marketing and sales professional with close to a decade of experience working in Tech. Like many first-generation children, she had to navigate corporate cultures and structures without connections or insider expertise. Throughout her career, she’s learned to find her voice and become a fierce advocate for herself and others. She is also the Co-Founder of AAMPLIFY, a nonprofit empowering Asian American youth to become social justice leaders.”
Joseph Sunga – Senior Product Manager @ Aurora
Joseph Sunga is a product leader with over 12+ years of experience working within the tech community, from early-stage startups to Fortune 500 companies, and was a key employee for two startup acquisitions by Amazon and Uber. As a child of immigrants, his family has prepared him to stay ready for whatever comes his way and to continue building for the next generation. Now, Joseph leads product initiatives as a Senior Product Manager at Aurora focused on delivering the benefits of self-driving technology to the world. He also gives back locally by mentoring early-stage startups at Techstars Seattle and advising minority-owned businesses within under-served communities through the University of Washington Foster School of Business.
Ian Logan – VP Engineering @ Rose Rockeet
Ian Logan is an engineering leader and executive with over a decade of experience working in tech and in Silicon Valley. Previously, he was one of the first 7 engineers at Airbnb (YC W09). For 6+ years, he operated as Airbnb grew 100X on every metric. At Airbnb, his first order of engineering was to launch payments internationally. He then moved into leadership, becoming one of Airbnb’s first engineering leaders, launching Airbnb for Business, and starting a new engineering office in Portland. He was involved in M&A with 4 acquisitions which helped the company scale through hyper-growth. Currently, he is VP Engineering at Rose Rocket (YC S16), a SaaS-based startup specializing in workflow automation for trucking companies. He is also an operator angel investor in 20+ companies and is dedicated to helping early-stage companies.